John Chappell suggests (scroll quickly past the bizarre homophobic rant) that “pull a Spain” (“hacer una españolada“) is becoming the new “pull a Chamberlain”, an expression for poorly reasoned cowardice. That’s clearly true for Americans in pyjamas, but doesn’t yet apply to British+ anklebiters. Here are the official results (in ghits) from the gorpus:
|a Zapatero||a Chamberlain||a Spain|
I think that you probably already have a rough idea of what you will find if you Google “do a Bush”.
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Are only 28% of the French interested in handcuffing and blindfolding because they prefer real, live, political ignominy?
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Good fisking by John Chappell of a completely nonsensical piece by a troll who calls himself Ignacio Russell Cano and who
- More compliments
The weird and wonderful Karim says I’m bizarre, which suggests I’ve made some kind of progress from when the woodwork teacher